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Techies Hack Homelessness in San Francisco

Becca Robinson

Supporting the needs of San Francisco’s homeless population has been a constant challenge for decades. And there's a growing disconnect between the city’s new wave of well-paid tech workers and its more vulnerable residents.
San Francisco nonprofit ReAllocate is tackling these issues head-on by organizing a HACKtivation for the Homeless event to connect existing nonprofits with new solutions to their challenges and the resources necessary to implement them. Learn more here:

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  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    Great point: " We are not going to try to make the argument that tech can solve homelessness; it can't. But if tech (or marketing or social media help) can get a nonprofit from serving 50 clients per day to 500 clients per day because they are that much more efficient, that's a huge step in the right direction."